By Anees Teladia Israeli Apartheid Week is the highlight of the year for all supporters of Palestine, as unique emphasis is placed on the Israeli occupation of Palestine. This year, a special guest of Israeli Apartheid Week, Lema Nazeeh has come to South Africa to spread awareness on the Palestinian[…]
Israeli warplanes targeted a group of Palestinian youths east of the besieged Gaza Strip, on Tuesday. A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli warplanes fired at least one missile towards a group of Palestinian youths. No injuries or damages were reported. Sources added that another Israeli warplane targeted an open field,[…]
By Anees Teladia The University of Cape Town (UCT) has called for more consultation on the proposed academic boycott of Israeli institutions, amid concerns around the potential impact on the university. On Saturday, UCT’s council chose not to adopt a resolution on the formal adoption of policies which would see[…]
Tensions have broken out at the University of Cape Town’s upper campus as pro-Palestinian student activists had a war of words with Zionist supporters. Hundreds of students who form part of the Palestinian solidarity movement staged a rally on Thursday, which raised the ire of Jewish Zionist students trying to[…]
International Apartheid Week (IAW) 2016 is picking up momentum at campuses around the country this week, as student activists place Israel’s oppressive policies against Palestinians firmly on the national agenda. IAW is an annual international series of events that raises awareness of Israel’s apartheid policies, violations of international law and[…]
Students taking part in Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) at the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) have claimed that they have been physically manhandled and verbally abused by campus security in a bid to prevent them from hosting the annual IAW exhibition on their university campus. Students were demanded to immediatley dis-assemble[…]
Representatives from the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions South Africa (BDS SA) have hailed the response of South Africans, to what is being described as the most successful Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) to date. The 2015 campaign, which came to a conclusion on Sunday, was endorsed by more than 85 organizations. There[…]
Israel and their policies regarding Palestine, and the occupation of Palestinian land, are quickly becoming efficient tools in the fight against that very oppression. So says Josh Budlender, spokesperson for the University of Cape Town’s Palestine Solidarity Forum (PSF). After delivering a speech on the Israeli-Palestine issue on UCT’s Jameson[…]
The Palestinian Embassy in South Africa has accused the South African Zionist Federation (SAZF) of attempting to undermine Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) by hosting Palestinian activist Bassem Eid. Eid is the founder and former director of the Jerusalem-based Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group (PHRMG). SAZF describes Eid as one of[…]
There is much to be done to conscientious South Africa’s Christian community on the realities of life in occupied Palestine. So says Kairos South Africa member and activist Marthie Momberg, who says the organisation’s aim during this year’s Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is to create greater awareness among Christians on[…]
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